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PlantFiles: Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Orange King'

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Family: Nyctaginaceae (nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bougainvillea (boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange King
Additional cultivar information: (aka Louis Wathen)

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Xenomorf On Nov 7, 2004, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

I like this colour best of all out of all the Bougainvillea's.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Phoenix, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Elk Grove, California
Pasadena, California
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
Simi Valley, California
Inverness, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida (2 reports)
Winter Haven, Florida
Pollock, Louisiana
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Denton, Texas
Mcallen, Texas
Mission, Texas



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